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Mar 14, 2017

DirecTV settles with Wisconsin viewers over billing issues

DirecTV customers in Wisconsin will soon be seeing a $4.25 refund.

Feb 14, 2017

High court to hear dispute between judge, crime victims board

Can a government agency that reviews crime-victim complaints sanction a judge over the timing of a sentencing in a sex assault case?

Jan 9, 2017

Attorney general proposes pay raise for prosecutors (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel wants to give a raise to every prosecutor in the state in each of the next two years.

Dec 21, 2016

State says redistricting should wait until after appeal

The Wisconsin Department of Justice says the state Legislature should not go about the task of redrawing legislative boundaries until after the U.S. Supreme Court rules in the case.

Dec 16, 2016

Grand jury likely to investigate John Doe leak

The Wisconsin Department of Justice will likely convene a grand jury to investigate a leak of evidence collected during a secret investigation into whether Gov. Scott Walker's recall campaign circumvented state campaign finance law, Attorney General Brad Schimel said Thursday.

Nov 30, 2016

Deputy AG to leave state’s Justice Department

Deputy Attorney General Andy Cook plans to leave the state Department of Justice at the end of the week.

Nov 29, 2016

Judge refuses to order hand recount in Wisconsin (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin judge refused on Tuesday to order local election workers to conduct the state's upcoming presidential recount completely by hand, finding that nothing suggests the state's electronic tabulating machines have been hacked.

Nov 3, 2016

Milwaukee judge’s appointment of special master raises questions for justices

The Wisconsin Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared concerned that Milwaukee County judge may have granted too much power to a special master the judge appointed to handle a business dispute between two parties.

Oct 24, 2016

Former DOJ administrator accused of waving gun (UPDATE)

Court documents show the state Justice Department's former top detective was accused by his wife last year of waving his gun around and threatening her.

Oct 20, 2016

Milwaukee cop who fatally shot man charged with sex assault

A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest on the city's north side, has been arrested on a sexual assault charge in an unrelated case, police said Thursday.

Oct 16, 2016

Deputies involved in fatal shooting near Merrill cleared

The Wisconsin Department of Justice says no charges will be filed against four officers involved in the shooting death of an Eagle River man in July.

Oct 7, 2016

Walker says DOJ found problems with voter ID at DMV offices

Gov. Scott Walker says the state Department of Justice found problems with how Wisconsin's voter ID law was being administered during spot checks of driver license stations.


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